In a analysis notice shared with MacRumors, Barclays analysts stated fellow Korean firm LG will seemingly assist OLED show manufacturing for 2019 iPhones, presumably adopted by Chinese producer BOE as early as 2020.
Multiple experiences have indicated that Apple might faucet LG and BOE as extra OLED show suppliers. Apple goals to diversify its provide chain as a lot as doable, usually securing no less than two suppliers for any given part, a technique that reduces its provide chain danger and improves its negotiating place.
Apple is extensively anticipated to launch three new iPhones in 2019, together with two higher-end 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch OLED fashions and one lower-end 6.1-inch LCD mannequin. In 2020, rumors counsel Apple will full its transition to an all-OLED lineup, together with 5.4-inch, 6.1-inch, and 6.7-inch fashions.